Hannah Chayet’s Categorized Bibliography

Primary Sources Aristophanes,  Ecclesiazusae, Read: Last of the Women’s Plays; the plot focuses on the protagonist Praxagora as she leads the women of Athens to disguise themselves as men and take over the Assembly. Like in Lysistrata, I will focus on the traits that allow this female protagonist’s plan to succeed. This text is important …

Hannah C. Thesis Portrait

Since first posting my Research questions, I have been able to greatly narrow down the focus of my Thesis research. I will continue to explore the gender-hierarchy in Ancient Greek society, as well as the challenges that women faced within this oppressive structure. Rather than analyzing this relationship through myth, however, I plan on using …

Chayet Questions Please

For my thesis, I plan on exploring the relationship between the gods and mortal Greeks through the portrayal of the gods (specifically Athena and Aphrodite) and their influence on ancient societal gender norms. To do this, I will analyze the portrayal of the goddesses in the Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite in addition to other texts …

Hannah’s Thesis: The Gods and their impact on human conduct?

Although I have a general idea of what I would like to focus my thesis on, I definitely am still unsure about the literature and authors I would like to highlight. In addition to Classics, I am concentrating in Gender and Sexuality Studies and will be using this specialization to narrow down my focus. I …

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